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Gear Of The Year Awards 2016: Orion 45 Cooler

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The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for the Orion 45 Cooler Cooler calamity has reached a fever pitch around the camping world. With so many brands making similar coolers, it can be tough to know where to start. In ...

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Gear Of The Year Awards 2016: The Rambo R750 Electric Fat Bike

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The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for the Rambo R750 Black Power Bike We love gear that makes us feel nostalgic. Gear that takes us back to a time before we had responsibilities and day-to-day routines. For us, bikes ...

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Gear Of The Year Awards 2016: Ruffwear Climate Changer Fleece Jacket

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The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for the Ruffwear Climate Changer Fleece Jacket. Why do you love your dog? It might seem like a loaded question, but when it comes down to it, we love them because they love ...

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Play

You know the feeling. You’ve been wandering around the department store for the past 2 hours. Reading packaging…picking up items…putting them back down. It’s almost like the holiday gift-buying season is some bizarre stress test that’s designed to take you ...

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Kids

You know the feeling. You’ve been wandering around the department store for the past 2 hours. Reading packaging…picking up items…putting them back down. It’s almost like the holiday gift-buying season is some bizarre stress test that’s designed to take you ...

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Fat Tire Bikes or Mountain Bikes – The Great Debate

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In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past decade, the debate between mountain bikes and fat tire bikes has risen to a colossal level. Which one do I ride when? Do I need those oversized tires? Which ...

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3 Great Card Games for Kids around the Campfire

Card Games for Kids Card games for kids are great for any camping trip. Unlike board games, cards games for kids are portable and easy to tuck away into your backpack. And you don’t have to remember to charge up batteries ...

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How to Pick Your First Telescope in 3 Easy Steps

Your First Telescope Given the different makes and models available, choosing your first telescope can be a daunting task!  Let 50 Campfires walk through it with you step by step! Step 1. Think about what you’d like to see with your ...

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17 Awesome Summer Swim Floats

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After a long day of hiking, biking, fishing, horseback riding, or whatever it may be, there’s no better way to cool off from the scorching sun than a little lounging in the lake. This summer, swim floats are taking social ...

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Why Pokemon GO Is The Best Thing That Could Have Happened To Gaming

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If it gets people off the couch and out exploring, it’s a good thing. This is what we’ve always said at 50 Campfires, and it holds true for Pokemon GO. Before we get into that, let’s answer a few other ...

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